# How To Change Element Background Colors 2019
You can change the background color of an element in the auction Old Website Editor by moving your mouse pointer over the element and clicking on its "Settings".
In the settings dialog box, click on the Appearance pane and select the Background tab.
Click on the Background color block to edit it.
The color picker will appear to adjust the background color.
To set the background to transparent requires 4 clicks:
- Click the large
X"box" at the far-right of the color picker to clear the current color.
- Click "choose" to confirm the color choice (no color in the case of transparency).
- Click the checkmark icon to close the color picker.
- Click the "Save & close" button to save the changes and return to the Background tab.